Irony in Spring-Watching Pavilion

Irony Examples in Spring-Watching Pavilion:

Spring-Watching Pavilion 1

"nine times out of ten..."   (Spring-Watching Pavilion)

It is more likely that the final line represents a playful, ironic jab at Buddhist thought, a common theme in Ho’s work. The line makes fun of the idea of searching for nirvana at all. To the speaker, the divine is found right “here,” wherever “here” is. After all, as the sixth line suggests, the “springs of grace flow easily everywhere.”